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Halloween

Happy Halloween! The tradition continues with handmade costumes that are a little unique. I have been told that this is likely the last year Cooper will let me pick his costume so we took advantage with themed costumes. Cooper was …

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PEPS Part 2

Our PEPS family is growing. These are the younger siblings of Cooper’s PEPS friends. Graham (Hannah), Molly (Jack) and Nicholas (Cooper) are just 3 weeks apart in age (8 months). Elliott (Madeleine) is 2 months and Ethan (Nolan) is 2 …

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8 Months

Physical: Rolling and pivoting on his belly to get where he wants to go. Reaching and raking with his fingers to bring things closer. Using Aquaphor on his pointer finger and thumb of both hands at night trying to heal …

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Family Time with a Twist

We love to bring our extended family together a few times a year. It typically takes a month or two to find a date that works for everyone’s calendar. When the day arrived we were without power from an overnight …

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Stroller Splurge

We were trying to avoid a double stroller. We figured Cooper would be tired of riding in the stroller by the time that Nicholas got to heavy for a carrier. Well, Cooper still loves to ride in the stroller and …

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Boo!

Cooper loves to close his eyes or have you close yours and then yell “boo” to open them. At night he asks me to lay on his bed and close my eyes. Daddy takes him to use the potty and …

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Tucson Adventures Continued

Enjoying breakfast with Auntie on our last full day together. Fiona LOVED to take care of Nicholas and was always thinking of ways to make him happy and entertained. Here she is helping him get a teether in his mouth. …

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Tucson Adventures

Tucson Zoo, we love this place. It is the perfect size for the kids to walk without getting tired. It was a chilly mid 70s morning. The Seattle crew was in shorts and short sleeves while the Arizonians were in …

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Tucson or Bust

Here we go…first commercial flight for Nicholas and first time for Mama flying with both boys alone. Amazing things happened to get this trip off on the right foot. First, Rob was able to get a gate pass to help …

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New Quilt and Skill

Nicholas is loving his new quilt from Grandma. It makes his room so colorful and cheerful, thanks again Grandma! Today Cooper showed me he has picked up a new skill. He can now open the refrigerator all by himself. Hmm… …